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Jeep Forums: Jeep CJ Forum   07-19-2019, 07:28 AM
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Posted By orange150
The tubs come with the mounting holes for a fixed...

The tubs come with the mounting holes for a fixed rear seat from the factory. You will have to drill holes for the Best Top fold a tumble type seats.
Jeep Forums: Jeep CJ Forum   07-18-2019, 02:21 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,056
Posted By orange150
Getting close. I replaced the fuel pump and...

Getting close. I replaced the fuel pump and extended the vents all the way to just below the air filter lid (about 1/4" - 3/8" from the top) using some 5/8 hose around the vent horns. Now the only...
Jeep Forums: Jeep CJ Forum   07-15-2019, 12:55 PM
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Posted By orange150
Ok, finally had a chance to check the float level...

Ok, finally had a chance to check the float level WET. Turned out even with my dry setting set to the spec I found (29/64), the wet setting was too low. So I got that set to what I read elsewhere at...
Jeep Forums: Jeep CJ Forum   07-04-2019, 10:51 AM
Replies: 20
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Posted By orange150
Alright, been really busy at work and at home,...

Alright, been really busy at work and at home, but finally had a chance to go back through the carb.
Replaced the power valve, accelerator pump diaphragm, and needle and seat. Set the float to...
Jeep Forums: Jeep CJ Forum   06-24-2019, 01:53 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,056
Posted By orange150
Yea I just replaced it two or three weeks ago,...

Yea I just replaced it two or three weeks ago, just to be safe.

Drove it around a lot over the weekend, but mainly because the wife wanted to cruise, so I didn't get to check plugs.

But, I...
Jeep Forums: Jeep CJ Forum   06-22-2019, 08:02 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,056
Posted By orange150
Actually just did that last week to test if that...

Actually just did that last week to test if that was causing the fuel to evaporate from the bowl. No performance difference from doing that as of yet.
Jeep Forums: Jeep CJ Forum   06-22-2019, 06:16 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,056
Posted By orange150
No, no dashpot on mine. Matt, that’s what I...

No, no dashpot on mine.

Matt, that’s what I need to do, take the time to read the plugs.
Jeep Forums: Jeep CJ Forum   06-21-2019, 03:36 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,056
Posted By orange150
Stumble AFTER hard acceleration

I've been chasing this issue for a while but haven't had the time to real world diagnose things. Work and family...

If I'm driving up a steep hill, 45-50mph, a good load on the engine keeping up...
Jeep Forums: Jeep CJ Forum   06-11-2019, 01:57 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,155
Posted By orange150
Man you just made me dread this more than I was...

Man you just made me dread this more than I was before.
Jeep Forums: Jeep CJ Forum   06-09-2019, 09:46 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,155
Posted By orange150
Thanks y’all! Sounds like I’m going with the...

Thanks y’all! Sounds like I’m going with the Crown kit. I’ll report back once I get it installed, might be a while though. I am slooow to get projects done.
Jeep Forums: Jeep CJ Forum   06-08-2019, 09:34 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,155
Posted By orange150
Body Mount Bushings

I asked on CJ-8 but didn’t get the best of responses, so figured I’d ask here.
It’s finally time for me to tackle the body mount bushings and I need to know whose kit to buy. I’m considering going...
Jeep Forums: Jeep CJ Forum   05-24-2019, 03:07 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 730
Posted By orange150
After bleeding the brakes and all that fun stuff,...

After bleeding the brakes and all that fun stuff, this week is my first time driving it around. Took it to work a few days and ran some errands. It DEFINITELY stops better, I feel that the brakes...
Jeep Forums: Jeep CJ Forum   05-24-2019, 03:00 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 730
Posted By orange150
Took my mockups to my local line shop, and for...

Took my mockups to my local line shop, and for $100.00 they made the lines. They aren't the prettiest as the bends are a little tighter than they can usually do, but they don't leak at all.

For...
Jeep Forums: Jeep CJ Forum   05-24-2019, 02:54 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 730
Posted By orange150
For pressure lines, I wanted to use the OE CJ...

For pressure lines, I wanted to use the OE CJ lines on the box and the pump, so then I just had to mock up some lines on the HB side.

I used some hose I had lying around to mock up hose lengths,...
Jeep Forums: Jeep CJ Forum   05-24-2019, 02:51 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 730
Posted By orange150
Next the easy part. You can use a stock CJ master...

Next the easy part. You can use a stock CJ master cylinder and the CJ pushrod and it will mount up without issue.

Again, not sure why this is flipping my images over.
Jeep Forums: Jeep CJ Forum   05-24-2019, 02:48 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 730
Posted By orange150
Here it is in the vehicle. This is actually a...

Here it is in the vehicle. This is actually a different setup I tried to use but ended up being too long.

Edit: I don't know why this is flipping some of these images over >:(
Jeep Forums: Jeep CJ Forum   05-24-2019, 02:46 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 730
Posted By orange150
I couldn't find a source for the ball-end style...

I couldn't find a source for the ball-end style pushrod that the HB uses, so I cut the one that came on the Astrovan box. I then threaded it 3/8-24 to accept a coupling nut.
Due to the overall...
Jeep Forums: Jeep CJ Forum   05-24-2019, 02:37 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 730
Posted By orange150
With the PartsMike plate mounted it was time for...

With the PartsMike plate mounted it was time for the biggest PITA of the whole install, making the brake pedal pushrod.

As you can see, there is only about 2.5" of clearance from the front of the...
Jeep Forums: Jeep CJ Forum   05-24-2019, 02:34 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 730
Posted By orange150
From there, I set to removing the original pedal...

From there, I set to removing the original pedal pushrod from the HB unit, as it's too long to connect to the brake pedal, and removing the OE brake components from the vehicle.

I had to remove...
Jeep Forums: Jeep CJ Forum   05-24-2019, 02:28 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 730
Posted By orange150
My Hydroboost Conversion

A few months ago my OE vacuum booster started sounding like it was sucking air through a garden hose. I decided that I wanted to swap to hydroboost brakes for better braking performance.
After some...
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